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Power Struggle

Sivi Sekula

Some countries go through a lot of political unrest, with people trying to seize power from the rulers and take over the government, in a coup

 

Jolly Solly: Fish-Dish Wish

R. Atkins

It was one thing to watch spiders, but he drew the line at having one invade his shirt. Faivish had had enough

 

King for a Day: Chapter 3

Y. Bromberg

The gentiles had let him down miserably. Only a single Jewish rabbi had actually given him a chance to prove himself...

 

Crisscross: Chapter 15

Tovy Mann

I push open the door and feel the cold air greet me. Shimmy hears my footsteps approaching and stands up straight in anticipation

 

First Things First

Sara Miriam Gross and Leah Reisman

Our lives today are full of so many kosher amenities — delicious foods, books and toys, and music and entertainment. How did all of this come to be?

 

Super Avi: Wish at the Wall

Ruchama Schnaidman and Avi Newhouse

“It was incredible,” Avi says. “I went with an organization called Wish at the Wall and it was not just a regular trip…”

 

DBTalk: Worry thoughts, Wise Mind statements, THINK skills

Yael Dorfman and Bashi Levine, LPC, ACT

The DEAR MAN skills are totally working. Even my friends noticed. Shira was shocked into silence when she overheard me say no to Ruti

 

Free at Last!: Story Section

Teen Pages Contributors

We were freed from Mitzrayim over 3,000 years ago. Do we enjoy that freedom? Or enslave ourselves to other forms of slavery? 7 Stories of Freedo

 

Friendship: Inner Circle, Inner Self

Devora Zheutlin, MA, CAS

Just the advantage of knowing who you really are helps you seek compatible friends. You are more likely to gravitate to similar people

 

Teen Fiction: Offstage

Aidy Feldman

“There’s no reason to compare marks,” Ma said. But she signed the paper, and Riva knew there were very good reasons to compare marks

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 1

Ariella Schiller

He is our sun, Mommy our moon, the six of us orbiting them in a happy, organized dance

 

The 4 Cups

Y. Bromberg

On Pesach night we drink four cups of royalty! Let’s explore the deep meaning behind this beautiful mitzvah and some of its intricate halachos

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Weekly Struggle
Shoshana Friedman Cover text: promise big and deliver what we promise
Only Through You
Rabbi Moshe Grylak A response to last week’s letter, “Waiting in Passaic”
Are You Making a Kiddush Hashem?
Yonoson Rosenblum In communal affairs, “one bad apple…” often applies
Chance of a Lifetime
Eytan Kobre I identify with the urge to shout, “No, don’t do it!”
Work / Life Solutions with Bunim Laskin
Moe Mernick "You only get every day once"
Seeking a Truly Meaningful Blessing
Dovid Zaidman We want to get married. Help us want to date
Shivah Meditations
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Equivalence between two such polar opposites is puzzling
Magnet Moment
Jacob L. Freedman Everyone’s fighting a battle we know nothing about
Secrets and Surprises
Riki Goldstein Top-secret suits Eli Gerstner just fine
Blasts of Warmth
Riki Goldstein Keeping the chuppah music upbeat in low temperatures
Behind the Scenes
Faigy Peritzman The intrinsic value of each mitzvah
Good Vision
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Good or bad, nice or not? What you see is what you get
Day of Peace
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz On Shabbos we celebrate peace within and without